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Jim Kaplan

All Jim Kaplan Stories

Feb. 16, 1981

BITTERSWEET BARNSTORMING

Except for the information on the plaques honoring the nine black players in baseball's Hall of Fame and in the few books on the subject, ...

April 23, 1973

Sweetest swinger in Minnie

Rod Carew, the best-hitting American League second baseman since Charlie Gehringer, finds it almost impossible to hit the headlines. This is ...

April 18, 1983

For whom the Bell toils...

...was up in the air during the off-season, but Buddy Bell is still with Texas

May 24, 1976

Two major additions to the minors

Once controversial big-leaguers, now Denny McLain (below) and Bill Valentine are abloom in the bushes